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Aug 6, 2013 5:00pm PDT
"the washington post." this is the biggest thing to happen to print media since tina brown turned it into a blog. reince priebus warns cnn if they run their planned mini series on hillary clinton, he will not let them carry the g.o.p. debates. thereby, totally p promotiti ememseselvlves in n adadvance ad guaranteeing cnn and abc will get better ratings than if they carried the debate. tonight's f bomb, it is an open letter to the right wing pro-life anti-abortion repeal roe v. wade community about how the republican party has been suckering them for decades. today is the birthday of crouching tiger hidden dragon star and bond girl, the great michelle yo, love her. andy warhol would have been 85 today. and the late great elliott smith nominated for an oscar for good will hunting soundtrack would have been 44 today. also, the best comedy tour you never heard of and congressman alan grayson is here. this is "viewpoint"! >> john: good evening, i'm john fuglesang. thank you for joining us on "viewpoint." the u.s. today ordered americans out of yemen sending the international terror ale
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Aug 5, 2013 5:00pm PDT
in washington of lobbyists who are only focused on tax code changes. and they bring a lot of pressure to the committees. so the optimist in my argument is that senators are only put forward changes in the tax code that would be good for most americans if they can put them forth in an anonymous way that would prevent those lobbyists knowing which senator pushed the issue. here is how we know that is a lot of nonsense. this is essentially taxation without representation. that is you are not allowed to see what your senator are putting forward. we know this was the two people putting it forward are arguably the most connected to the k street lobbying. mac baucus was recently called the senator from k street. and as business weak has reported, we basically know that a secrecy system is designed to make sure the proposals approximating put forward, preserve the most publicly embarrassing tax proposal that the average american would despite, but the corporate specialist would want. >> john: you mentioned it has the becoming of max baucus, and the top republican, orewin hatch, huge shock. >>
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Aug 1, 2013 5:00pm PDT
"washington post" poll reveals 54% of americans didn't even know enough to say whether sequestration was a good or a bad thing for the country. again, i ask, seriously? here are just a few numbers. according to the white house, 70,000 preschoolers will be denied a place in head start, 125,000 poor families risk losing rental assistance which could leave them homeless. another 100,000 people who used to be homeless, including veterans will be kicked off programs to prevent them from going back to sleeping in cardboard boxes outside. this hurts you, america. hey, lindsey, what was that you said about sequestration? >> we screwed ourselves here. >> john: for the first time in my life, i couldn't agree with you more, lindsey. the impact does not end there. our next guests have a pretty solid insight on the problems. amara jones is an economics contributor to color lines.com. he served in the clinton white house on international trade policy and our old friend joel burg is a usda coordinator of community food security. he's the executive director of new york city coalition against hunger
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Aug 12, 2013 5:00pm PDT
reason to fear. dan balz is chief correspondent at the "washington post," also the author of the highly praised essential new book "collision 2012", obama versus romney and the future of elections in america. he joins us now from washington, d.c. dan, what a pleasure. thank you so much for being here on "viewpoint." >> john, thank you. >> john: congratulations to all of the acclaim your book has received. as you know, this weekend in iowa, both santorum and cruz criticized the romney campaign for its use of the catchphrase "you did build that." their argument it was another instance of him cozying up to the rich republicans. was that mitt romney's core problem as you see it? >> well, it was certainly a problem, john, in this respect. governor romney and president obama look at the economy from two totally different perspectives. their life experiences push them in different directions. when governor romney talked about the economy, he often talked about it from the perspective of job creators, whether small business people or larger business owners. he did not talk about the economy in
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Jul 31, 2013 5:00pm PDT
's brilliant. (vo) first, news and analysis with a washington perspective from an emmy winning insider. >> i know this stuff, and i love it. (vo) followed by humor and politics with a west coast edge. bill press and stephanie miller. >> what a way to start the day. >> john: we are back with one of our favorite people, the lovely and talented ms. joy behar who just wrapped up a 16-year run on "the view," and her humor and insight will be greatly missed in those conversations, and we're fortunate to have you here in your other little home. >> which wraps up tomorrow nig night. >> john: it's a week of finales. >> yes, it is a week of finales. >> john: what are you going to be next. >> people don't understand that there is a life after television. even the shrink that i had on my show tonight, september is going to come and you're going to be very upset. how do you know? >> john: i'm ready for my vacation myself. >> the most fun i have any way is backstage. >> john: so you grew up in brooklyn. was your family political or funny? >> my grandfather, they said, used to throw things off the roof, wh
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Aug 13, 2013 5:00pm PDT
is how washington continues to screw the middle class over. cenk off air>>> i don't want the middle class taking the brunt of the spending cuts and all the different programs that wind up hurting the middle class. cenk on air>>> you got to go to the local level, the state level and we have to fight hard to make sure they can't buy our politics anymore. cenk off air>>> and they can question if i'm right about that. but i think the audience gets that, i actually mean it. cenk on air>>> 3 trillion dollars in spending cuts! narrator>>> uniquely progressive and always topical, the worlds largest online news show is on current tv. cenk off air>>> and i think the audience gets, "this guys to best of his for us." only on current tv! >> john: i'm john fuglesang. this is "viewpoint." you know that gay rights have come a long way when the fight comes to country music which has been known, of course, for good ole boy politics and sadly, gay bashing songs going back decades. take 195 is's bob peck song "homo the range" about a cowboy named alexis. >> he was a prairie fairy. yippee i -- his horse was j
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Aug 8, 2013 5:00pm PDT
up, pot, good. according to cnn and george washington. the f bomb is next. at 9 eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. the troops love me. tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. (vo) sharp tongue. >>excuse me? (vo) quick wit. >> and yes, president obama does smell like cookies and freedom. (vo) and above all, opinion and attitude. >> really?! this is the kind of stuff they say about something they just pulled freshly from their [bleep]. >> you know what those people are like. >> what could possibly go wrong in eight years of george bush? >> my producer just coughed up a hairball. >>sorry. >>just be grateful current tv doesn't come in "smell-o-vision" >> oh come on! the sweatshirt is nice and all, but i could use a golden lasso. (vo)only on current tv. >> did anyone tell the pilgrims they should self-deport? >> no, they said "make us a turkey and make it fast". >> (laughter). >> she gets the comedians laughing. >> that's the best! >> that's hilarious. >> ... and the thinkers thi
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Aug 14, 2013 5:00pm PDT
's unacceptable is how washington continues to screw the middle class over. cenk off air>>> i don't want the middle class taking the brunt of the spending cuts and all the different programs that wind up hurting the middle class. cenk on air>>> you got to go to the local level, the state level and we have to fight hard to make sure they can't buy our politics anymore. cenk off air>>> and they can question if i'm right about that. but i think the audience gets that, i actually mean it. cenk on air>>> 3 trillion dollars in spending cuts! narrator>>> uniquely progressive and always topical, the worlds largest online news show is on current tv. cenk off air>>> and i think the audience gets, "this guys to best of his abilities is trying to look out for us." only on current tv! you know who is coming on to me now? you know the kind of guys that do reverse mortgage commercials? those types are coming on to me all the time now. (vo) she gets the comedians laughing and the thinkers thinking. >>ok, so there's wiggle room in the ten commandments, that's what you're saying. you would rather deal w
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